energy efficiency measures

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The REVALUE project partners have published a fact sheet for lenders, outlining the priorities and providing recommendations, as leading lenders are starting to collect energy efficiency data. There are long-term risk implications for low energy performance properties and the lending industry is beginning to recognise this.
Post date: 30 Ago 2018
Type: Publication

Energy Efficient Mortgages Pilot Scheme Meeting will take place the 26 and 27 September 2018 in Venice, Italy. Please find a preliminary programme below. 26 September 2018: Energy efficient Mortgages Action Plan Welcome Dinner 27 September 2018: Energy Efficient Mortgages Pilot Scheme Meetings, at Don Orione (Room Goldoni), Zattere Dorsoduro 909/A, Venice. Focus on: Energy efficient Mortgages Action Plan, Energy efficiency Data Protocol and Portal 27 September 2018: Energy efficiency Data Protocol and Portal Networking Dinner
Post date: 27 Ago 2018
Type: Evento

How many Earths would we need if everyone in the world lived the average lifestyle in your country?   We are using 1.7 Earths.   We use more ecological resources and services than nature can regenerate through overfishing, overharvesting forests, and emitting more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than ecosystems can absorb. Earth Overshoot Day marks the date when we (all of humanity) have used more from nature than our planet can renew in the entire year. In 2018, it has fallen on August 1.
Post date: 7 Ago 2018
Type: Link

Policy context
Post date: 31 Lug 2018
Type: Publication

This report starts with an overview of the latest insights from IRENA, with a focus on the role of renewable energy and energy efficiency in the decarbonization of the global energy system by 2050. It pays particular attention to the five largest energy-using countries of the G20, namely the People’s Republic of China, Germany, India, Japan and the United States, but it narrows its focus to 2030.
Post date: 25 Lug 2018
Type: Publication

The BEEP database was launched in 2012 as part of the work of the IEA’s Sustainable Buildings Centre (SBC). It provides a detailed breakdown of policies for energy efficiency in buildings around the world, including those supporting buildings codes, labels, incentive schemes and zero-energy buildings.
Post date: 25 Lug 2018
Type: Link

RISE is a set of indicators to help compare national policies and regulatory frameworks for sustainable energy. It assesses countries’ policy and regulatory support for each of the three pillars of sustainable energy—access to modern energy, energy efficiency, and renewable energy.
Post date: 24 Lug 2018
Type: Link

The alpine-wide contest “ClimaHost – Climate protection and energy efficiency in hotel and restaurants” was launched on 7 June by the German Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety Svenja Schulze, the Austrian Federal Minister for Sustainability and Tourism Elisabeth Köstinger and the Secretary General Markus Reiterer.
Post date: 24 Lug 2018
Type: Link

Through the Clean Energy Ministerial’s Energy Management Campaign, leaders from the public and private sectors are uniting to promote a proven framework to manage energy use: the ISO 50001 international energy management system standard.   THE GOAL The goal is simple: drive action to reach 50,001 global certifications to ISO 50001 by 2020.   THE OPPORTUNITY
Post date: 24 Lug 2018
Type: Link

Set up in 2015, the "Central and South-Eastern European Energy Connectivity" (CESEC) initiative aims to accelerate the integration of Central and South-Eastern European gas markets and diversify gas supplies. It brings together nine EU Member States (Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia) and eight Energy Community Contracting Parties (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia and Ukraine).
Post date: 19 Lug 2018
Type: Publication